Synonyms for (noun) flourish

Synonyms: flourish, fanfare, tucket

Definition: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments

Usage: he entered to a flourish of trumpets; her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare

Similar words: line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, air, strain, tune

Definition: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

Usage: she was humming an air from Beethoven


Synonyms: brandish, flourish

Definition: the act of waving

Similar words: wave, waving, wafture

Definition: the act of signaling by a movement of the hand


Synonyms: flourish

Definition: a display of ornamental speech or language

Similar words: grandiloquence, grandiosity, rhetoric, magniloquence, ornateness

Definition: high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

Usage: the grandiosity of his prose; an excessive ornateness of language


Synonyms: flourish

Definition: a showy gesture

Usage: she entered with a great flourish

Similar words: gesture, motion

Definition: the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals


Synonyms: flourish

Definition: an ornamental embellishment in writing

Similar words: embellishment

Definition: a superfluous ornament

Synonyms for (verb) flourish

Synonyms: boom, flourish, expand, thrive

Definition: grow vigorously

Usage: The deer population in this town is thriving; business is booming

Similar words: grow

Definition: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

Usage: The problem grew too large for me; Her business grew fast


Synonyms: brandish, flourish, wave

Definition: move or swing back and forth

Usage: She waved her gun

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: prosper, thrive, flourish, fly high

Definition: make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

Usage: The new student is thriving

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election